About us

Very Short List is a delightful e-mail that shares cultural gems from a different curator every day.

All of our e-mails are archived here.

Very Short List was founded in 2006 by Kurt Andersen, Michael Jackson, Tim Nolan, Emily Oberman, and Bonnie Siegler. It was redesigned in 2012 by Open. You can read about the redesign here.

The managing editor is Alexa Jaccarino. Click here to contact her.

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Check out the latest
Very Short List emails:

culture 23 Jul 2014

Jon Rubin intervenes in public life.

food 21 Jul 2014

Mari Belalcazar on what it means to explore in the 21st century.

culture 16 Jul 2014

Artist Phil America shares a few individual moments of freedom.

very short list is a
delightful e-mail that shares
cultural gems from a
different curator every day.